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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Employment Opportunity: Community/Social Services

Title: Social Services Assistant

Posting No.: 2340

Closing Date: Until Filled

Department: Community Services

Hours: Temporary: 37.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Salary: $14.25 per hour

There are two (2) positions available at this time.  These positions will be temporary until 04/30/2021.

Responsibilities include:
• Assist residents with information, referrals and completing applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP)
• Perform intake and screening of applications for Client Services
• Determine eligibility for services
• Contact clients by phone or mail to initiate corrective actions when needed to complete an application
• Complete applications in the field for homebound seniors and at the intake sites
• Additional duties as assigned

Physical requirements and work environment:
• Some travel to an off-site facility or building in all weather conditions

Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:
• Completion of a High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) equivalent
• A minimum of one year of college coursework in Social Services
• Must possess and maintain in good standing a valid Illinois Driver’s License

The preferred candidate will:
• Be a quick learner and able to work in a fast-paced environment
• Be self-disciplined and show initiative, respond favorably to feedback

THIS IS A GRANT-FUNDED POSITION.

A pre-employment background check is required.

Applications accepted until positions are filled.

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DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer